Russian Navy officials say they have no plans to raise the
wreckage of an Su-33 that slid off the deck of the carrier Admiral
Kuznetsov Monday. The pilot ejected safely and was recovered, but
the aircraft will apparently spend eternity more than 3,000 feet
below the surface of the North Atlantic.
Researchers at the Naval Research Laboratory’s
(NRL’s) Tactical Electronic Warfare Division (TEWD) have
developed an affordably expendable fully autonomous compact
electric helicopter system called SPIDER.
Members of the Civil Air Patrol's Louisiana Wing have been
tasked to assist relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane
Katrina. Damage-assessment flights are being flown from mission
bases in both Lake Charles, La., and Baton Rouge, La.
Lockheed Martin says it's successfully integrated and flown the
Joint Common Missile instrumented measurement vehicles (IMVs) on
the Boeing AH-64D Apache Longbow attack helicopter, validating the
physical and environmental interface between the missile, the M299
missile launcher and the helicopter platform.
Wednesday's official opening of a world center of excellence for
the development and testing of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) by
First Minister for Wales Rhodri Morgan marks a milestone in